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We value the opportunity to celebrate every small moment that happens when you walk through our doors. A career at Stormont Vail Health means joining a team of people who consider every day a chance to improve someone’s life, whether it’s a patient or a colleague.
When the COVID-19 pandemic started in 2020, Stormont Vail started using the phrase, “WeTogether” to represent all the days we spent working together to fight a virus that was pulling people apart. The phrase has grown into a simple description of who Stormont Vail is, even outside of 2020. Success comes when people act together, setting aside their differences and working in collaboration toward a higher goal. Come be a part of our team, who celebrates working together.
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Are You Ready to Have a Career Where You Feel Connected, Needed, and Appreciated?
Meet Liz Barnes, RN and Nurse Manager at Stormont Vail Health. She believes the best way to manage is by creating an unbreakable personal connection.
“I feel connected with them on a personal level. They’re my people, they’re my go-to.”
At Stormont Vail, we are lucky to have team members in leadership roles that care so deeply about the relationships they form with others. If you know someone ready to start a career where they feel connected, needed, and appreciated – encourage them to apply today!
Searching for a Career Where Leadership Cares About Your Mental Health and Well-Being?
The Organizational Development Team at Stormont Vail Health has given team members a new way of building community, resolving conflict, and connecting on a deeper level.
“The core values were developed by a group of trained Circle facilitators. They include value yourself and others, communicate openly, allow for fun, embrace learning, and act with dignity and authenticity.” -Kate Burns, Learning and Talent Development
Stormont Vail leadership respects all team members and consistently works towards developing unique ways for this organization to grow in comradery, authenticity, and overall wellbeing.
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We offer a collaborative environment focused on performance excellence and support for each other. We provide the best of the best expertise as the only Level II Trauma Center in the area, membership in the Mayo Clinic Care Network, affiliates with Children’s Mercy and more. Stormont Vail is also driven to provide team members with opportunities that lead to professional and personal success.
We strive to be at top of mind when patients need care, and that means having the most up-to-date knowledge and treatment. Learn more about our tuition reimbursement and scholarship programs.
Accreditations, Designations & Certifications
Our organization is an outstanding place to begin or advance your health care career, demonstrated by our many distinctions.
"When my brother came in to Stormont Vail Health to be treated, everyone was super nice and helpful from the ED, all the way to the ICU. What I witnessed Stormont Vail do for him made me want to work for this organization. I applied so that I can be a part of the crew too, why not go where the love is. I became a Registrar for Stormont Vail Health four years ago. My manager understands me, I love my job and coworkers, and it’s so comfortable coming to work and doing what I do best. I’m a people person and this is my home away from home. There’s always room and opportunity to grow.
So, do I love working for Stormont Vail? Why, yes I do!"
"I have been with Stormont Vail Health just shy of eight months and have loved my time with the organization. At Stormont Vail, I feel that I have worked closely with professionals that I can learn from and that they will push me to take on new and challenging tasks. Daily, I am treated with respect and dignity, by coworkers and other team members throughout the hospital. From Dr. Kenagy, to directors and supervisors, I often feel encouraged and empowered to assist in the mission of 'working together to improve the health of our community'."
"When I first started working at Stormont Vail Health a few years ago, I recognized that I had never received such amazing training. Even as a seasoned nurse, I was given the best chance for success by breaking down my training into calculated intervals. When I became eligible for classes to grow my knowledge in caring for our patient population, I was sent by my department manager without any hesitation. Stormont Vail wants you to succeed. I never want to work anywhere else again, nothing beats Stormont Vail by a long shot."
"I love the benefits that are offered by Stormont Vail Health, how friendly the team is, and how eager everyone is to help. I work at the Cotton O'Neil Wamego Clinic and everyone is very welcoming."
"Working at Stormont Vail Health has been one of the greatest opportunities I have received and has made me feel so accepted and appreciated. Stormont Vail has opened up a variety of opportunities for knowledge that has helped me grow further into my career and has even helped me grow as a person. The continuing education program helps push me to learn many different things.
Since I started, Stormont Vail has always made me feel appreciated, worthwhile, and safe. I love that I can come to work and be treated like family."
"I love working for Stormont Vail Health because we have the best patients. I have been here for 23 years and counting. The pay is good, the patients are awesome, and I have the best co-workers! What's there not to love!!"
Licensed Practical Nurse
"I enjoy working here because I think we do a great job serving our surrounding communities. The team here is always willing to go beyond to meet or exceed the patient’s needs. I think the Stormont Vail Health team takes pride in their work and are invested in improving the health of the people we serve.
I look forward to coming to work because I know we deliver quality care."
"During the pandemic, I was asked to go back and help the hospital. I had been away from hospital work for about a year both times I went. When I stepped back onto the pavilion, it was as if I had never left. The friends I had made and the skills I had learned came back immediately. This is the feeling I have had for the last 18 years at Stormont Vail. People remember you. They remember what you do, what you have done, and better yet, what you are capable of. Everyone, no matter what department, what building, or what town they are located in, we are family.
This organization has helped me grow into the person I am today. People know me as a wife, mother, nurse, and leader, but most of all, they know who I am. I am not a number to them;
I am Diane Flerlage, BSN, RN."
Clinic Nurse Manager
"I love working at Stormont Vail Health because all the employees are very welcoming, kind-hearted, and helpful to answer any questions! I love coming to work knowing we have a great team/family dynamic!"
"I have been at Stormont Vail Health for 21 years. I have had many opportunities to advance my education with the work schedule and team members to help me grow as an RN. My team members help make our environment pleasant to work in, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. I plan to stay here until retirement and know I can find more opportunities in the future."
Gerry Lou Marstall
"I love so many things about working for Stormont Vail Health, but one of my favorite things is the genuine pride I feel when I read a patient experience story describing the awesome care a person received. Though I don’t work in patient care services, I am proud to work for an organization where team members sincerely care for our community members."
Transformational Leadership & Organizational Development
"Stormont Vail Health has given me so many opportunities and has allowed me to grow in my career. I have met some of the most wonderful people and made great friends along the way.
I started in the lab as a phlebotomist, got my LPN and worked at the Heart Center, got my ADN and moved over to Single Day Surgery. Now I am the Charge Nurse at Single Day Surgery and just finished my BSN. While on this fabulous journey, I was able to utilize Stormont Vail's Education Reimbursement program in order to help with the cost of my continued education. I love working at Stormont Vail and am excited for the future."
"When I think about why I love working at Stormont Vail Health, the first thing that pops into my head is that I have been here for almost 10 years! That fact alone floors me, as it doesn’t feel anywhere near that long. They say time flies when you are having fun and there is certainly some truth in that statement.
I have been at Stormont through thick and thin and they have been there with me the whole way. The real reason that I love my job is that I get to help people. My job isn’t patient facing, but I help the people that help the people."
"Every department I have worked in at Stormont Vail Health has been full of people who work hard and appreciate the efforts of others. Team members are patient focused, while passing on the same caring attitude to those around them.
If you are a little down, just take a walk down the hall. Many people on the team who you pass, will greet you with a smile and wish you a good day. At Stormont Vail, “We Together” is more than just a slogan."
Risk Management System Administrator
"I really enjoy working at Stormont Vail Health and the team I work with! It is all about the people and the culture. The way we focus on the small moments, really shapes how everyone cares for their teammates."
Patient Care Technician
"I love working for Stormont Vail Health because of my team and my patients. I feel as a team we come to work every day with the same purpose, which is to take care of our patients to the best of our ability. I feel like our team is more than just co-workers, we have become almost like a tiny village.
I have also enjoyed the relationships I have developed with my patients over the years. Some, I have even gotten to know a lot of their family members and friends because they refer them here to see us because of the exceptional care we give. I am proud to be afforded the opportunity to be part of the Urology team at Stormont Vail."
"Over 12 years ago, while working outside of health care IT and new to Topeka, my son was born at Stormont Vail Health. He graduated from the NICU after several weeks of diligent care. The NICU nurses were amazing, and I recall nudging my wife during a NICU visit and whispering, “I have to get a computer job here! The people here are super smart and caring!” Now, a decade has passed since joining IT here.
At Stormont Vail, I’m able to implement and optimize solutions across all areas. It is fun working with clinical gurus, helping build integrations that let their teams perform at their peak so they can focus on patients. I love working here because I can use my IT skills to be part of a patient’s story, even though I’ll never come face-to-face with a patient. In person, I may not be able to handle blood, but I can spin up some computer code that can exchange details about what’s in it.
I’m improving the health of our community behind a keyboard and mouse."
"I love working at Stormont Vail Health because of the amazing and hardworking staff here. I love how the different departments work together to improve patient safety. I love how staff members are so willing to help out any way that they can. For example, when non-clinical staff helped in the Express Cares during the COVID surge. Working at Stormont Vail has taught me a lot and I love working here."
Accreditation & Regulatory Specialist
"I love working for Stormont Vail Health because of the people I work with. I work with some of the most genuine and caring people I have ever met in my life. We truly are a team and do what is best for our patients day in and day out. There is no where else I would rather work than Stormont Vail!"